Calgary Ward 9

Gian-Carlo Carra re-elected in Ward 9

Gian-Carlo Carra beat out five candidates for his spot back on council.

Recent train derailments a hot topic in this inner-city riding

Gian-Carlo Carra beat out five candidates for his spot back on council.

Carra joined council after a minority vote win here in 2010. It's a different kind of ward: funky inner-city Ramsay and Inglewood, industrial areas undergoing redevelopment, east of Deerfoot communities like Dover and a more suburban feeling in Fairview, Acadia and Riverbend.

Add to the mix flood concerns and rail safety issues —​ you get it all in Ward 9.

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Ward Demographics

  • Population: 74,760
  • Per cent of population: 6.5%
  • Total dwellings: 35,916
  • Percentage of home ownership: 58.73%
  • Vacancy rate: 3.27%
  • Largest age group: 25-34
  • Transportation:
    • Bicycle: 328 Transit: 4,272 Drove alone: 17,233
  • Current alderman: Gian-Carlo Carra
  • Communties: Acadia, Alyth/Bonnybrook, Bridgeland/Riverside*, Burns Industrial, Dover, East Fairview Industrial, Erlton, Fairview, Fairview Industrial, Foothills, Golden Triangle, Greenview  Industrial  Park*, Inglewood, Manchester, Manchester Industrial, Ogden, Parkhill, Ramsay, Renfrew, Rideau Park, Riverbend, Roxboro, Section 23, Shepard Industrial*, South Foothills, Starfield, Tuxedo Park, Valleyfield, Winston Heights/Mountview

*Bridgeland/Riverside is also part of Ward 7, GreenView Industrial Park is also part of Ward 4, Shepard Industrial is also part of Ward 12

Registered candidates 

City Councillor

Public School Board

  • Steve Chapman
  • WINNER: Judy Hehr
  • Irina Kuperis
  • Steven Urvald

Catholic School Board

  • Braid Gaida
  • WINNER: Cheryl Lowe


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